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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education

  • Graduate Diploma

Gain a valued qualification from a leading university in rural and remote health in Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. This course is for health professionals who aspire to work in a lead role in health education and research.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
2 years full-time
Course Code
107006, 107006
Study Mode
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$25,240 per year
International Fees
$32,280 per year

About this course

Become a leader in improving clinical teaching and education research in all health professions including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and allied health. Focus on teaching and learning in health contexts with specific strategies for clinical settings. Develop knowledge and skills in teaching and learning in clinical contexts, educational technologies, assessment, curriculum design, and research based on evidence and relevant to your career in health. Take advantage of flexible, online delivery with consistent support from JCU's outstanding teachers. Help shape the future of health care. JCU Health Professional Education graduates have specialist education skills applicable to all clinical settings. View the

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Career pathways

Graduates from JCU's Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education (HPE) are equipped with specialist educator skills that are applicable to a wide range of clinical and healthcare settings. HPE is applicable to a range of healthcare settings. Graduates pursue careers in private and public hospitals, tertiary, rural and remote health services, and in community settings and clinics. Graduates find work as educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry and all allied health professions. You could find employment as a clinical educator, supervisor or preceptor for health students. On completion of the Graduate Diploma in Health Professional Education you may choose to go on to study the Graduates find work as educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry and allied health.